Carlos Alcaraz is a Spanish professional tennis player – know all about his net worth and more.
As a junior, Alcaraz was ranked as high as No. 22 in the world and he won two titles on the International Tennis Federation junior circuit. After turning professional in 2018, Alcaraz won three titles on the ITF Men’s World Tennis Tour and four on the ATP Challenger Tour and broke into the top 100 in rankings in May 2021.
Two months later, he reached his first ATP Tour final at the 2021 Croatia Open, where he won his first title to become the youngest ATP Tour titlist since Kei Nishikori in 2008. He entered the top 50 after reaching the quarterfinals at the 2021 US Open, and won the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals. At the 2022 Rio Open, he became the youngest player to win an ATP 500 title, and entered the top 20.
He later achieved success at the 2022 US Open winning the tournament in style and followed that up with a win in Wimbledon in 2023. He has been ranked No. 1 heading into the 2023 US Open.
Carlos Alcaraz Facts
|Birth Place||El Palmar, Murcia, Spain|
|Father’s Name||Juan Carlos Ferrero|
|Mother’s Name||Virginia Girafia|
|College||IES Marques de los Velez|
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Date of Birth||5 May 2003|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Achievements||12 Career Titles|
|Girlfriend||Maria Gonzalez Gimenez|
Carlos Alcaraz Career
At the age of 16, Alcaraz made his ATP main-draw debut in February 2020 at the Rio Open, defeating fellow countryman Albert Ramos Vinolas after receiving a wildcard for the singles main draw.
At age 17, Alcaraz qualified for the main draw of the Australian Open, making him the youngest participant in the men’s singles. He won his Grand Slam debut defeating fellow qualifier Botic van de Zandschulp in straight sets before losing in the second round to Mikael Ymer.
Alcaraz became the youngest match winner in the Madrid Open’s history, defeating Adrian Mannarino as a wildcard and breaking 18-year-old Rafael Nadal’s record from 2004. In the second round, he lost to five-time champion Nadal on his 18th birthday. By winning the biggest title of his career until then at the 2021 Open de Oeiras III Challenger tournament, he entered the top 100 as the youngest player at the age of 18 on 24 May 2021.
At the French Open, Alcaraz reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career by defeating Nikiloz Basilashvili.
In July 2021, he reached his first ATP final at the Plava Laguna Croatoa Open in Umag, defeating top seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas. He then won his maiden ATP title by defeating Richard Gasquet and becoming the youngest tour-level champion since 18-year-old Kei Nishikori won Delray Beach in 2008. Alcaraz was the youngest Spaniard to win an ATP Tour title since Nadal claimed his first trophy in Sopot in 2004.
At Wimbledon, he lost in the second round to Daniil Medvedev. At the Winston-Salem Open, Alcaraz reached the round of 16 defeating qualifier Alexei Popyrin, and his second tour-level quarterfinal of the season defeating fourth seed Marton Fucsovics. He defeated Marcos Giron to reach the semifinals, where he lost to Mikael Ymer.
At the US Open, Alcaraz defeated world No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas in a fifth-set tiebreak to reach the fourth round in the biggest win of his career. At 18 years of age, Alcaraz became the youngest man in a Grand Slam fourth round since 17-year-old Andrei Medvedev at the 1992 French Open, and the youngest man in the US Open fourth round since 17-year-old Michael Chang and 18-year-old Pete Sampras in 1989
. He then reached the quarterfinals by defeating qualifier Peter Gojowczyk. Alcaraz became the youngest US Open men’s quarterfinalist in the Open Era, the youngest at the tournament since 18-year-old Thomaz Koch in 1963, and the youngest Grand Slam men’s singles quarterfinalist since 18-year-old Michael Chang at the 1990 French Open. He then lost to Félix Auger-Aliassime via retirement in the second set in the quarterfinals after injuring his leg.
At the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, Austria, he beat world No. 7 Matteo Berrettini, marking the second-biggest win of his career at the time, and the second win over a top-10 player. As a result, he made his debut as the youngest player in the top 35 on 1 November 2021.
During his Rolex Paris Masters run, he defeated French wild card, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, in a thrilling three sets in the first round. On 3 November 2021, he defeated a third top-10 player Jannik Sinner in straight sets in the second round, marking his third win over a top-10 player. In the third round, he was defeated by Hugo Gaston, in straight sets.
At the Next Gen ATP Finals, Alcaraz defeated Brandon Nakashima, Juan Manuel Cerúndolo, and Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune in the round-robin stage. He advanced to the semifinals undefeated, where he defeated Sebastian Baez. He then advanced to the final, where he defeated Sebastian Korda to win his first ATP Finals championship.
Seeded for the first time at a Grand Slam as the No. 31 seed at the Australian Open, he reached the third round after defeating Alejandro Tabilo and Dušan Lajović in straight sets, before losing in five to Matteo Berrettini.
Seeded seventh at the Rio Open, Alcaraz defeated Jaume Munar, Federico Delbonis, top seed Matteo Berrettini and Fabio Fognini to reach his first ATP 500 final. He defeated Diego Schwartzman in the final to win the title. As a result, he made his debut in the top 20 in the singles rankings on 21 February 2022.
However, he stunned the tennis fraternity when he clinched the US Open later that year. He also held the No.1 rank in the world.
He currently has 12 titles to his name. His most recent triumph was a big one as he won Wimbledon 2023.
Carlos Alcaraz net worth and earnings
The young Alcaraz earns around $400,000 per year as his salary. The Spaniard’s net worth is around $15 million. His net worth started out at $251,251. However, as his stature and profile grew, he started to see an increase in it. With his endorsements and brand deals, he has seen his net worth increase and hit the five million dollar mark. He has won $20,366,707 as prize money from his tennis endeavors so far.
Alcaraz is not associated with any charity or philanthropic work yet. He does not run a charity of his own, and his donations, if any, are not public knowledge. However, we may say that the Spanish star could resort to philanthropy in community service in the future.
Carlos Alcaraz Endorsements
Alcaraz is currently engaged in deals with companies. He is endorsed by Nike and Babolat. The two brands cater to his apparel and equipment needs respectively.
Carlos Alcaraz Heats Up Cover Of Men’s Health
Carlos Alcaraz sealed the victory and fell to his knees on the Rio de Janeiro earlier in 2021.
The 20-year-old started 2022 on fire and his recent title run at the Rio Open presented by Claro win made him the youngest winner of an ATP 500 event. The victory also moved Alcaraz into the Top 20 of the ATP Rankings for the first time, a feat he has achieved at a younger age than Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, to name but a few.
The tremors of his Rio victory caused waves outside tennis, too. The Spanish sensation features on the front cover of this month’s Men’s Health Spain.
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